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So, if the Scottish Nationalist Party wins up north today a poll will be called to vote on Scottish Independence and breaking away from the current Union they have with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

They may win today too. Although even if they do various polls have shown that the majority of Scots do not favour breaking away from the rest of the Union to form their own country.

But what if they did win the vote for an Independent Scotland?

Would that mean we'd have to reactivate Hadrian's Wall and use it as one big Passport and Customs Control? Afterall, all Scots would be illegal immigrants in England and would need VISA's to stay living and working here because they would no longer be part of the United Kingdom nor would they be part of the European Union which allows free movement of EU citizens.

So, we'd have to deport all the Scots and they'd have to go through all the red tape to come back in. Or wait until Scotland successfully applied for EU membership which could, because of the process, take years!

Hadrian's Wall could be the Scots/English version of the Mexican Border proposals!


May. 4th, 2007 09:21 am (UTC)
what will happen to the schoolyard jumping rhyme "england ireland scotland wales.. inside outside inside on!"???


i agree with the comment that the uk is stronger ... i think scotland may realise that in the back of their heads too...

either way my family is from scotland - albeit that most of my direct ancestors were born in various african colonies (mostly kenya due to divorce laws of the days gone by with regards to insane spouses)

i wonder if they relax their immigration laws to bolster numbers - that would benefit my brother greatly...

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